Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kaiser Employees at Woodland Hills Strike Over Benefits, Staffing (Posted by Jaleesa Smith)

Kaiser Employees at Woodland Hills Strike Over Benefits, Staffing SF Valley Business Jounral// Judy Temmes Posted January 31, 2012 More than 60 workers walked off the job this morning at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills medical center on De Soto Avenue, … Continue reading

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Super PACs helping Republican candidates close in on Obama (Posted by Jaleesa Smith)

Super PACs helping Republican candidates close in on Obama Washington Post// Dan Eggen Posted January 31, 2011 Conservative super PACs and other outside groups are helping Republicans close a yawning fundraising gap with President Obama, giving the eventual GOP presidential … Continue reading

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Kraft to slash 1,600 jobs but add positions here (Tierra W.)

  Kraft Foods will eliminate 1,600 jobs within the next 12 months, about 40 percent in its North American sales operations. It also will close its Glenview management center by the end of 2013 as part of its preparations to … Continue reading

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In China, Human Costs Are Built Into an iPad (Victoria Swaney)

By CHARLES DUHIGG and DAVID BARBOZA Published: January 25, 2012 A JOB TURNS DEADLY Aluminum dust from polishing iPads caused the blast at Foxconn’s plant in Chengdu, left. Lai Xiaodong was among those killed. He had moved to Chengdu, bringing … Continue reading

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Video: How to Fit in at Apple (Hunter Lee)

An ex-employee asks Inside Apple‘s author “What creates the perfect Kool-Aid drinker?” From the Q&A at LinkedIn headquarters On the first stop on his publicity tour — at the headquarters of LinkedIn — Adam Lashinsky met a former Apple (AAPL) employee … Continue reading

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Bank of America shuffles investment banking leaders (Jami Johnson)

(Reuters) – Bank of America Corp is shaking up the leadership of itsinvestment bank as it looks to find its footing in a difficult market environment. In the reorganization, Christian Meissner will become head of global corporate investment banking, while two former co-heads of the unit … Continue reading

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Penney’s, FactoryMade Team Up (Nicki Loizzi)

Penney’s entered a three-year partnership with FactoryMade Ventures — an entertainment-oriented consultancy that under a previous incarnation helped Hasbro bring Transformers and G.I. Joe to the silver screen and got HSN to blend online gaming and e-commerce. “It is part … Continue reading

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